Bluefish444 Announces Greater than HD SDI/HDMI Support for AVID Media Composer 8.3


 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI and HDMI Output from Avid Media Composer 8.3


Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announces extended format support for industry leading post production software, Avid Media Composer 8.3.

Bluefish444 has added support for greater than HD video formats enabling advanced SDI/HDMI video output with Epoch | 4K Neutron Turbo, the Epoch | 4K Neutron range, and Epoch | 4K Supernova/S+ range of video cards.


New Bluefish444 Open IO support for Avid Media Composer 8.3 includes:

  • 4K/2K/HD/SD Video Modes
  • 3G/1.5G/SD SDI Input and Output
  • 4K/2K/HD/SD HDMI Preview with Epoch | 4K Neutron
  • High Frame Rate 50/59/60fps support at 4K/2K/HD

Thanks to the continued partnership with Avid, Bluefish444 is able to bring the finest quality SDI/HDMI video IO hardware to the industry standard Avid Media Composer 8.3 video editing platform, now with extended 4K UHD and 2K video modes.


“We have worked with Avid over the past 4 years to bring the quality and reliability of Bluefish444 SDI/HDMI hardware to AVID’s video and audio editing software via the Avid Open IO program”

“Many Avid Media Composer customers already rely on Bluefish444 hardware for SDI quality and stability and the latest addition of greater than HD formats to 8.3 opens the door to 4K, 2K and High Frame Rate workflows across SDI and HDMI”
Tom Lithgow Product Manager Bluefish444


Bluefish444 4K SDI/HDMI support for Windows and MAC OSX Avid Media Composer 8.3 will be demonstrated at NAB Show 2015 and the public availability of software upgrades will be free for download from the Bluefish444 homepage in Q2 2015.



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